Our Team

Our Team

Corey Howatt

President

corey@summitsafety.ca

Corey Howatt is Summit Safety’s President. Corey was raised in Drayton Valley and first worked in the Summit Safety shop while he was still in high school. He returned in 2014 as part owner. As CEO, Corey is responsible for developing the business, creating a long-term vision and setting the strategic direction for Summit Safety.

Corey is NFPA 1081 certified from Texas A & M University’s Engineering Extension. He’s an Honours graduate in aviation from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and spent several years working as an airline pilot. During that time he travelled the world and worked extensively in the arctic. He continues to fly on a part-time basis for one of Canada’s largest airlines. His background in aviation involved writing standard operating procedures for aircraft. He’s used that experience at Summit Safety to add clarity and safety to the way the business operates.

 

Danny Pyska

General Manager

gm@summitsafety.ca

Danny Pyska is Summit Safety’s General Manager. Danny joined Summit Safety in 2018 having previously spent more than 10 years in the oil and gas industry where he served as a lead in the buried facilities detection sector.

Danny has a passion for safety, enjoys working with people, and takes pride in accomplishing any task that is set in front of him. He is a former volunteer firefighter with training as an Emergency Medical Responder. At Summit Safety Danny’s job is to oversee the day-today work of his team of qualified medics, firefighters, field H2S specialists, and office and shop staff. Danny is also responsible for the oversight of all equipment and vehicle maintenance. He also oversees site inspections and incident investigations.